NJ marijuana legalization editorial: Don’t rush without getting answers first

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USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey reporter Mike Davis answers questions about NJ marijuana legalization, including where you can/can’t smoke medical marijuana and if legal weed will be vertically integrated.
Mike Davis and Ryan Ross, Asbury Park Press

We should have a good idea early next week whether the push to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey will be approved later this month or go up in smoke — at least for several more months.

“It’s got to get done on March 25 or it’s not getting done until fall,” Senate President Steve Sweeney said Thursday. “Trying to move a marijuana bill during a budget break is not healthy.” Neither is smoking marijuana, for that matter. But that seems to be neither here nor there for Gov. Phil Murphy, Sweeney or the lobbyists who have descended like locusts on Trenton for the

... read more at: https://www.app.com/story/opinion/editorials/2019/03/15/nj-marijuana-legalization-dont-rush-editorial/3173907002/

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NJ marijuana legalization editorial: Don’t rush without getting answers first

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USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey reporter Mike Davis answers questions about NJ marijuana legalization, including where you can/can’t smoke medical marijuana and if legal weed will be vertically integrated.
Mike Davis and Ryan Ross, Asbury Park Press

We should have a good idea early next week whether the push to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey will be approved later this month or go up in smoke — at least for several more months.

“It’s got to get done on March 25 or it’s not getting done until fall,” Senate President Steve Sweeney said Thursday. “Trying to move a marijuana bill during a budget break is not healthy.” Neither is smoking marijuana, for that matter. But that seems to be neither here nor there for Gov. Phil Murphy, Sweeney or the lobbyists who have descended like locusts on Trenton for the

... read more at: https://www.app.com/story/opinion/editorials/2019/03/15/nj-marijuana-legalization-dont-rush-editorial/3173907002/

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